To Share or Not to Share...Your Remodeling Project Budget!

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The first thought that most people have is that if they tell potential remodeling contractors their budget, the contractors will most likely find a way to use up every penny…and then some. On the other hand, most remodeling contractors are…

The Top 5 Reasons That Remodels Aren’t Permitted

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Let me just get this out of the way: Building and Construction Permits not to mention the inspectors that enforce them can be, well, a huge pain in the butt for homeowners and remodeling contractors alike. I have to deal with permitting and…
How Much Should You Budget for Your Home Improvement Design?

How Much Should You Budget for Your Home Improvement Design?

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When most homeowners think about a remodeling project, they imagine guys knocking down walls, setting tile, putting up new cabinets and basically all the building aspects of the project. While the remodeling phase usually gets the most attention…
SHI-Questions to consider before your remodel construction begins

Under Construction - All the Remodel Questions You Forgot to Ask

Dust is in the air… Hammers are banging, electric tools whirring away, your future dream space is shrouded in plastic, mysteriously murky and just out of reach… So begins your custom San Diego remodeling project! But now you realize there…
SHI - Appliances and Fixtures

What Appliances and Fixtures Should I Buy for My Kitchen Remodel?

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When budgeting for a kitchen remodel project, it helps to know exactly what appliances and fixtures you’ll need to put on your shopping list.
How to Find a Good Remodeling Contractor in San Diego

How to Find a Good Remodeling Contractor in San Diego

It’s actually really easy to find a remodeling contractor in North County, San Diego. All you have to do is Google “remodeler [then name your city in North County: Carlsbad, Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff, Delmar, Oceanside, Vista, Escondido,…
Will A Remodel Contractor Come to My House?

Will A Remodel Contractor Come to My House?

Many homeowners think that they need to find a remodeler who is located in their city. If they live in Escondido, they think they need a remodel contractor in Escondido. If they live in Carlsbad, they think they need a General Contractor in…
SHI - Selecting Shower Fixtures

Selecting Shower Fixtures For Your Bathroom Remodel

One of the areas our San Diego remodeling clients like to spend a little extra time during the design phase of their bathroom remodeling projects is the shower fixture selection. From handheld showerheads with slide bars to steam outlets, body…
SHI Bathroom Remodel

The Bathroom Remodel Shopping List

Every remodel requires shopping. Depending on the specifics of your project, you may need to pick out new cabinets, flooring, countertops, handles, light fixtures, paint colors and more. For some, this is a wonderful and thrilling experience…

San Diego Remodeling Contractor Awards

As a kid, didn’t you just love getting awards? A finisher’s medal for completing the one-mile fun run, a trophy for being part of the league champion soccer team, a ribbon for your science project on bread mold, etc… It’s not surprising…
How Remodel Pricing May Vary in San Diego

How Remodel Pricing May Vary in San Diego

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I think it's fair to say that remodeling in San Diego and all the different cities and regions in San Diego County would represent a colorful quilt of cultures, styles and wealth distribution. From the strong military presence to the unique…
SHI: Specializing in Old Home Remodels

Basic Remodels Make Old Homes Feel New Again

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Even the most basic remodels can make old homes feel brand new. Renovations can increase the value and comfort of your older San Diego home.